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Concord Claims 10x Performance Edge on Spark Streaming

Jul 14, 2016 |

Organizations that are looking for a stream processing engine upon which to build fast data applications featuring high-throughput and low-latency may want to check out Concord, a new framework that emerged from the ad-tech world and reportedly runs 10 times faster than Spark Streaming and Storm. Read more…

Merging Batch and Stream Processing in a Post Lambda World

Jun 1, 2016 |

It wasn’t long ago that developers looked to the Lamba architecture for hints on how to design big data applications that needed elements of both batch and streaming data. But already, the Lamba architecture is falling out of favor, especially in light of a new crop of frameworks like Apache Spark and Apache Flink that can do it all. Read more…

Smart Billboards Powered by Data Analytics

May 25, 2016 |

If you thought it was a coincidence that a digital billboard displayed an advertisement for a handbag you just checked out at a high-end retailer downtown, think again–that digital billboard advertisement was, indeed, meant for you. Read more…

Kafka Creators Tackle Consistency Problem in Data Pipelines

May 24, 2016 |

One of the big questions surrounding the rise of real-time stream processing applications is consistency. When you have a distributed application involving thousands of data sources and data consumers, how can you be sure that the data going in one side comes out the other unchanged? Read more…

Why ONI May Be Our Best Hope for Cyber Security Now

May 9, 2016 |

Huge volume of network data has made it all but impossible for the good guys to detect new security threats, which has created space for the bad guys to operate. Read more…

News In Brief

Proliferation of Data Driving Machine Learning

Jun 16, 2016 |

Machine learning is a hot topic, but what applications is the technology driving and what drives machine learning? The short answer, concludes a new research report on machine learning, is data—lots of data. Read more…

IoT Seen Driving AI Adoption

Jun 2, 2016 |

While hardware vendors view it as another vehicle for selling more chips and servers that would allow enterprises to move processing power closer to data, the torrent of sensor and other information the Internet of Things (IoT) is expected to generate also is driving adoption of artificial intelligence technology, concludes a new survey of software developers. Read more…

Spark Leads Big Data Boom, Researcher Says

Mar 31, 2016 |

The global big data market is poised to explode over the next decade, according to a new forecast, topping an estimated $92 billion by 2026 as new streaming analytics technologies emerge. Read more…

Transactional Streaming? You Need State

Mar 28, 2016 |

The distinction between traditional operational systems and event/stream processing has begun to blur. Stream-oriented approaches offer novel ways to build applications that yesterday would have used a more traditional stack, such as LAMP or something similar. Read more…

Streaming Architecture–Why Flow Instead of State?

Mar 27, 2016 |

The way that computing is done is changing dramatically.  Instead of a program with a finite input, we now have programs with infinite streams as inputs. Why does this matter, and why is the change happening now? Read more…

This Just In

XSEDE Project Successfully Tests Scheduled Networking of Big Data

Jul 25, 2016 |

July 25 — A project to make movement of the largest datasets more efficient has tested for the first time networking hardware components necessary for scheduling network bandwidth using Software Defined Networking (SDN). Read more…

Pluribus Networks Releases VCF Insight Analytics 1.5

May 2, 2016 |

LAS VEGAS, Nev., May 2 — Pluribus Networks today announced the release of version 1.5 of its network monitoring and business analytics solution, VCF Insight Analytics (VCF-IA), which raises the bar on the quality of business analytics available from the network. Read more…

Technavio Releases New Global Big Data Infrastructure Market Report

Apr 26, 2016 |

LONDON, U.K., April 26 — According to the latest market study released by Technavio, the global big data infrastructure market is projected to grow at a striking CAGR of more than 33% during the forecast period to reach USD 26.95 billion by 2020. Read more…

DDN Introduces Newest Product in the GRIDScaler Family

Mar 16, 2016 |

SANTA CLARA, Calif., March 16 — Following this week’s Quality Awards announcement that DDN has advanced into the honorary position of being in the top three Enterprise NAS Solution providers, DataDirect Networks (DDN) today introduced the industry’s fastest and most flexible scale-out network attached storage (NAS) solution. Read more…

IBM Joins EnterpriseHPC’16 as Sponsor

Feb 29, 2016 |

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Feb. 29 — EnterpriseHPC’16, the market-leading, live hosted summit dedicated to exploring the emergence of advanced scale computing in commercial settings, today announced that IBM has joined the summit as a sponsor. Read more…